Karimnagar: BJP workers and leaders staged a `dharna' here on Monday in support of their demand that Karimnagar district be declared as 'drought hit'.
The sit-in was held in front of Collectorate complex.
Speaking on the occasion, Telangana BJP President K Laxman asked Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to declare the district as 'drought-hit'.
He said due to scarcity of water, the farmers are unable to take up agricultural work.
Laxman said the TRS Government should immediately respond to the situation and give a helping hand to the farmers....